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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Lawyers sound alarm at time Hong Kong suspects spend on remand

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:15am by Lana Lam

    ... factors in the delays. The average custody period was 99.5 days last year, up from 80 days in 2010 and 60 days in 2008, Correctional Services Department data shows. The department could not say ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Rafael Hui trial highlights the importance of jury service

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:41pm by Cliff Buddle

    ... Cliff Buddle cliff.buddle@scmp.com The Rafael Hui corruption trial shows how we all need to understand this Jury service an important civic duty The discharging of the jury in the Rafael ... their normal lives and thrust into a court drama in which they will have to make the most important decision- the verdict. Jury service usually lasts only two weeks. But this high-profile corruption ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong guards jailed for death of Taiwanese inmate after beating

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com Prison guards jailed over Taiwanese inmate's death Three correctional services officers damaged the reputation of their department and the city when ... guidelines or precedents for a case of such a severe nature. He said the aggravating factor was that the three were correctional services officers who acted beyond the powers given to them ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Yuen Long shelter owner gets light sentence after dogs starve to death

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Light sentence over dog-shelter deaths A dog shelter owner has been sentenced to 160 hours of community service after entrusting 74 animals to a person who ... ones. As well as the community service order, Lee Pui-seung, 52, who runs a home for 74 dogs in Kam Tin, Yuen Long, was ordered to pay a HK$1,000 fine. She pleaded guilty in Tuen Mun Court ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Former leader Tung Chee-hwa tapped Rafael Hui for government job, graft trial hears

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 01:40pm by Stuart Lau

    ... Anson Chan Fang On-sang resigned from the post. Tung's fruitless invitations came a year after Hui had quit the civil service in the face of what he said was greater intrusion by political factors in policymaking. "The civil service had seen the intrusion of more and more political factors and considerations," said Hui, whose last civil service post had been secretary ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Man who slapped activist outside court sentenced to community service

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 01:22pm by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Community service for man who slapped activist A man who slapped a pro-independence activist outside court in June was sentenced to 120 hours of community service yesterday, after withdrawing a claim that he was unfit for physical work. Chan Ngok-yuen, 59, smiled and waved as he left court holding a bouquet of flowers, apparently given to him by his ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Government guesthouses didn't suit Hui

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:36am by Stuart Lau

    ... heard that Hui spent HK$150,000 on hotel stays in 11 days in Britain. Giving evidence for a second day, Hui said he relied on exchange services from co-defendant Francis Kwan Hung-sang when he ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Rafael Hui 'gave HK$8 million to young woman he was having intimate relationship with'

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 01:26pm by Stuart Lau

    ... services and Hui was her deputy. The setting was lunch at a hotel in the 1980s. The Kwoks were at the next table, Hui recalled. Since then, he said he had had little interaction with eldest brother ...

  9. Business - China Business - COURTS

    US court order brings hope for Chinese firms

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 04:42am by Lana Lam

    ... exchanges. Li Haiting said the order would "create a more positive environment for Chinese companies to raise capital in the US" and "correct the misimpression in America that Chinese ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    I’m a 'spend everything, pay later' guy, Rafael Hui tells graft trial

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 06:14pm by Stuart Lau

    ... allegations that his lifestyle left him vulnerable to exploitation by people willing to buy his services. He was not a person who "likes gambling" or made investments, although he conceded ...




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